Talismanic Cloth

Talismanic cloths and undershirts are either carried or worn to ward off evil spirits. They are usually covered in mystical and symbolic diagrams.This cloth contains letters and numbers in a large grid.The numbers represent stars, suns and planets and relate to the horoscope of the wearer. They are meant to be recited as magical incantations.

Circa: 19th century

Origin: Persia

Material: Linen

Condition: A corrosive color that was used to draw small sprigs along the edges caused holes as seen in one of the detail shots, otherwise fine

Dimensions: 52" x 51"

Inventory number: TX4052



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